boat tours – muscat

Ready to chart a course for an Omani adventure? Climb aboard a Muscat sunset Dhow cruise and set sail on an experience that’ll bring you the spectacular, the historical and the beautiful. There’s no better sightseeing tour than this adventure on the high seas. Take a traditional Omani vessel, it’s like stepping back in time, and you’ll be on course to explore the Gulf of Oman and the spectacular coastline and distant cityscape. Also, a chance to enjoy the setting sun in the distance. A Muscat boat tour is a wonderful way to capture the beauty of this region, come on climb aboard.
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Experience Boat Tours in Muscat

Top Muscat things to do: With its mix of mosques and historical forts, museums and beaches, well there is plenty to keep you busy as you explore Muscat and its regions. Top places to look out for include the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, the Al Alam Palace and museums such as The National Museum of Oman, Bait Al Zubair Museum and for a deep dive into traditional life the Mutrah Souq. Plenty there to enjoy.

Best time to go: If you are looking for the best Muscat experience then you need to visit between October and March. This is when the temperatures are at their best, and most comfortable. It’s a warm climate anyway, and rain is fleeting at best. If you do want to visit during the summer, then they scorching hot, so the autumn and winter season makes it the perfect time to explore.

Enjoy the essence: You’ll find frankincense trees are famous in Oman, which also means that the smell of frankincense is everywhere! Omani homes are filled with the scent, and you’ll enjoy it while walking the streets. No need to worry about smoke, as it doesn’t produce much. However, you may need to be careful if you are allergic to strong scents.

• Lovers of coffee, Oman is the place for you. It’s actually the national beverage. In Arabic, it’s called kahwa. Typically, you mix it with cardamom and people drink it several times a day.

• It’s believed that humans have been living in Oman for over 100,000 years. Which means Oman is one of the oldest inhabited countries in the world.

• Another fun fact is that Oman is a bird-watchers paradise. Oman is the perfect spot for migratory species, and the falcon is the national bird.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: Dinner and a cruise?

    You will find there are several Muscat lunch and dinner cruise options available. Check the individual tour details for the menu and the options available.

  • Q: Do Muscat Boat Cruises offer free Wi-Fi onboard?

    We realise you want to capture those destination hotspots on your tour. Many operators do offer free Wi-Fi on board, but you will need to check with the individual operator.

  • Q: Do Muscat Boat Cruises run throughout the year?

    Yes, but be aware that there is a high season (October to March) and Low Season (June to September). Check the tour details for timings.

  • Q: Can you give me some alternative tours to your cruise and boat tours?

    Muscat is a region full of attractions and experiences to enjoy and immerse in. Check out our Muscat tours by visiting isango.com

  • Q: What is the duration of the Muscat Boat Tour?

    Each tour is different, but in general, they will have a duration between 1 to 2 hours. Make sure to check the specific tour for timings.

  • Q: What time do Muscat Boat Tours operate?

    Boat tours will run at different times of the day, especially if you are booked on a lunch or dinner cruise. Make sure to check the tour details for a full listing of times.

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